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Humanities and Health Justice Pathways

Forming First-Generation Professionals

Are you passionate about creating a future that promises health and justice for all? 

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Be one of the first to take part in a new program for first-generation freshmen and sophomores. 

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TSC 145: Reimagining Care, with The People's Hospital

The next activity in the pathway is a one-credit course, TSC 145: Reimagining Care, offered in spring. We will provide students with free copies of The People's Hospital: Hope and Peril in American Medicine, by Ricardo Nuila, MD, and have a discussion with the author on Zoom. 

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Who Can Apply?

  1. First or second-year students who represent the first generation in their family to attend college (parent/s have not completed a four-year degree)
  2. Students admitted to Creighton University or Arizona State University
  3. Students from any major program of study (undergraduate programs, including undecided)
  4. Students interested in health* careers 

*Health broadly defined; your interests may be in healthcare, health policy, health administration, health & society, bioethics, medical anthropology, music therapy, neuroscience, public health, or many more. See Pipeline AZ for a wealth of career ideas.

There is no additional cost to apply or attend. This program represents a collaboration between  Creighton and Arizona State University.

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    Made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Democracy demands wisdom.

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